Internal reservations for SC/ST

ABHIJEET KUMAR, 71/B, LOTUS COURTS-A, HARIBHAKTI COLONY, RACE COURSE, BARODA - 390 007 (1) It is a fact that some SC/ST/BCs have benefited from job reservations more than the rest due to various factors such…

Reservation : Southern record

VENKITESH RAMAKRISHNAN, T.S. SUBRAMANIAN, K. VENKATESWARALU,RAVI SHARMA & DIONNE BUNSHA, Front Line Magazine, Volume 23 - Issue 08 :: Apr. 22 - May 05, 2006South India has an enviable history of reservation in education.THE controversy…

Reservation , a Logical step

P. S. KRISHNANThe socio-historical and constitutional perspective and imperatives of the proposed Bill.WHEN an issue like reservation for Scheduled Castes (SC) and Scheduled Tribes (ST) and/or Socially and Educationally Backward Classes (SEdBC) (also interchangeably and…

Classy cast of Mind : India

Politics and Play Ramachandra GuhaThe announcement that reservation for other backward classes is to be extended to IITs and IIMs has provoked much debate in the press. Critics say the move will undermine the functioning…

Let's Talk Representation If Reservation Is Against Merit

By V.B.Rawat, 17 August, 2005, Countercurrents.orgWhile the civil liberty organizations and other international human rights groups may appreciate the recent judgment of a seven judges bench ruling out government's intervention in the unaided minority institutions…

The Indian Meaning Of Merit

By Chandrabhan Prasad, 07 July, 2004, The PioneerWell then, the universe follows its own logic, whether or not we accept its rationale. According to its laws, there are eventually three kinds of people. One type…